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Noun: botany  bót(-u)-nee
  1. All the plant life in a particular region or period
    "the botany of China";
    - vegetation, flora
     
  2. The branch of biology that studies plants
    - phytology

Derived forms: botanies

Type of: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, biological science, biology, collection

Part of: biology, biota

Encyclopedia: Botany, Glasgow